Pekan: Four dead, one hurt in car-trailer crash

Four men, including three Indonesians, were killed while an Indonesian was injured when the car they were travelling in collided with a trailer at the sixth kilometre of Jalan Chini-Kuantan in Pekan near here, today.   Pekan district police chief

Newly born girl abandoned in housing area in JB

A newly born girl with the umbilical cord still intact and wrapped in a white cloth was found abandoned in a housing area in Jalan Sentosa, Kampung Dato Onn here today.   Johor Bahru (JB) Selatan police in a posting

COVID-19: Further ease on restrictions to be known by first week of June

PUTRAJAYA Social and education sector restrictions imposed under the Movement Control Order (MCO) are expected to be eased further, if daily COVID-19 cases in the country could be sustained at lower double digits or even single digits.   Health director-general

DBKL continues monitoring, cleansing of markets

Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) will continue to monitor the area around the walls of the Kuala Lumpur Wholesale Market to ensure that no foreigners use it to enter the market.   In a statement issued today, DBKL said patrols

National creative industry policy must be improved – Saifuddin

KUALA LUMPUR The National Creative Industry Policy (DIKN) must be re-assessed and improved to spearhead the growth of the national creative industry, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah.   At the same time, he said, an audit must

Countering fake news related to COVID-19 on social media – noon, May 27 – KKMM

KUALA LUMPUR The following is an update from the Communications and Multimedia Ministry (KKMM) Quick Response Team on countering fake news related to COVID-19 on social media.       The Health Ministry (KKM) denies an allegation that the Health

Malaysia still uses ‘Hydroxycholoquine’ cautiously to treat COVID-19 patients

PUTRAJAYA  The Ministry of Health (MOH) is constantly monitoring COVID-19 patients receiving treatment using anti-malaria drug, ‘Hydroxychloroquine’ to detect for any possible side effects.   Health director-general Datuk Dr. Noor Hisham Abdullah said Malaysia is still cautiously administering the drug

PM Muhyiddin pays tribute to Ahmad A. Talib

KUALA LUMPUR Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today paid tribute to veteran journalist Datuk Ahmad A. Talib, saying the passing of his dear friend was a big loss to the nation, especially the world of news and communication.   The prime

CMCO: Penang govt wishes for full SOP compliance for Aidilfitri

  GEORGE TOWN The Penang state government wishes for full cooperation and compliance from the people on the standard operating procedures (SOPs) in celebrating Hari Raya today.   State Housing, Local Government and Town and Country Planning Committee chairman Jagdeep

“PPE suit is my Raya outfit” – MOH frontliners

  PUTRAJAYA As Muslims celebrate Aidilfitri today wearing their best and colourful clothes, the Health Ministry’s frontliners have to endure what they term as their ‘mobile sauna’ by donning the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) suit while on duty.   Medical